Temporary stoppage of Karnataka express @Penukonda continued till further notice..
Source Twitter.. DRM SBC Handle
Train No. 12627 / 12628 SBC Bengaluru - New Delhi - SBC Bengaluru Karnataka Express is provided stoppage at PenukondaRailway station on an experimental basis for a period of six months with effect from 27thMay, 2017.
Accordingly, Train No. 12627 SBC Bengaluru – New Delhi Karnataka Express will arrive / depart Penukonda at 21:35 / 21:36 hrs.
Train No. 12628 New Delhi-KSR Bengaluru Karnataka Express will arrive / depart Penukonda at 10:15 / 10:16 hrs.
One more stop for this prestigious train one more hurdle very far to go for LHB
Mantralayam, yadgir,penukonda and some more stops to suit it to longest passenger train in near future
All of these halts lie in 300 kms radius
7th stop in only anantapur dist itself hilarious ir should be given rail oscar award
Acts as GOOD ICE from GLT to Banglore
In future name of the train might be Ananthstop exp
Tender for Yelhanka-Penukonda Electrification for second line which is under construction... looks like Indian Railways want to complete electrification & doubling at rapid pace...
Design, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 25 KV, 50 Hz, Single Phase, Traction Over Head Equipment, Switching Stations, SCADA and other associated works, and electrical general services works for Railway Electrification of second line between Yelahanka (Excl.) – Penukonda (Incl.) (152 TKM) of Bangalore Division of South Western Railway in the State of Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh, India
This will help in reducing traffic congestion
Provision of experimental Stoppage of Train No.17211/17212 MTM-YPR- MTM at PENUKONDA (PKD) and Train No. 16533/16534 SBC-BGKT-SBC at HINDUPUR (HUP) stations.